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Newspaper Headlines On Firing Of Satellites


Published March 10, 1958


National Archives description: "Headlines in the New York Times: "Soviet Fires Earth Satellite Into Space". Zoom to lead article. "Soviet Goes All Out On Satellite Bonanza". (Oct 1, 1957)
CU, insert: "New Space Conquest Can Now Be Forseen".
CU, insert: "Science Looks Ahead In Geophysical Year". Picture and sketches of the explorer in orbit in the Sunday NY Times.
CU of map indicating Explorer satellite in orbit. Headline: "Soviet Gives Satellite Timetable". (Oct 6, 1957).
Tilt down to: "Western experts believe satellite may last years." Picture and drawings of Explorer I in newspaper. (Feb 1, 1958)
Insert: "On Canaveral's Beach the cry was 'Go Baby!'"
Front page of the 'News of the Week Review' in the NY Times on the launching of the Soviet Sputnik.
Headline in NY Times: "Army Launches US Satellite Into Orbit; President Promises World Will Get Data; 30 lb Device is Hurled Up 2,000 miles".
Lead article: "Jupiter C is Used. Roars Up In Florida. Tense 15-3/4 Seconds After It Is Fired".
CU insert: "Army's Explorer Cheers Congress". (Feb 1, 1958)
News Insert: "Military Power: How US Stands"."

National Archives Identifier: 27756


Run time 6 minutes 24 seconds
Producer United States. Department of Defense
Audio/Visual silent, black & white
Language English


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